The Shemwell Family

Samuel Ernest ChambersAge: 70 years18811952

Samuel Ernest Chambers
Given names
Samuel Ernest
Birth August 24, 1881 27 25
MarriageRhoda Arlena BatesView this family

MarriageAnnie May WilliamsonView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 16 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a maternal grandmotherEmaline McGehee
September 11, 1899 (Age 18 years)
Death of a fatherWillis C Chambers
1899 (Age 17 years)
Death of a motherNancy Adeline Johnson
1899 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a son
#1John Henry Chambers
about 1909 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Idella Chambers
May 25, 1916 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 34 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 35 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 36 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 48 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a brotherHenry Harris “Horace” Chambers
October 13, 1933 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 60 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Death of a wifeAnnie May Williamson
January 8, 1950 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterRuth Viola “Ruthie” Chambers
September 28, 1950 (Age 69 years)
Death of a wifeRhoda Arlena Bates
July 30, 1951 (Age 69 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 68 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 64 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death 1952 (Age 70 years)
Last change April 3, 201915:59:55

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
Henry Harris “Horace” Chambers
Birth: January 1, 1879 25 23Conway, Arkansas, United States
Death: October 13, 1933England, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States
3 years
Family with Rhoda Arlena Bates - View this family
Rhoda Arlena Bates
Birth: February 12, 1880Pope, Arkansas, United States
Death: July 30, 1951Tulare, California, United States
Family with Annie May Williamson - View this family
Idella Chambers
Birth: May 25, 1916 34 32Arkansas, United States
Death: March 29, 1986North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States

Samuel Ernest Chambers has 6 first cousins recorded